Classes, Support & Events at Banner Good Samaritan  

Events at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

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At Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, we appreciate being members of the metro Phoenix community. As part of our nonprofit mission, we want to do our part to keep our community strong and healthy. We offer a number of interesting and fun events. So come join us!

Heart-to-Heart Talk
Experiencing heart problems often changes a patient's perspective. Some people report new feelings of uncertainty, fears, and sadness.

Banner Good Samaritan Cavanagh Heart Clinic is hosting a special lecture featuring Samuel F. Sears Jr., PhD., a professor at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.

Successful living with Implantable Cardioverter Defribillator (ICD) involves activating personal and family resources in new ways. The patient’s outlook on life and how they view their ICD will affect how they adjust to life after the ICD.  These are feelings that are common in victims of traumatic events that prompt big changes. Research has shown that positive adjustment to heart disease is possible, particularly if they use specific strategies to achieve their own brand of quality of life.  This research- based talk will explore the strategies of: survivorship, building social support, action planning, stress management, and shock management. 

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m., July 23, 2014
Where: Sandstone North and South Conference Room, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, 1111 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix
RSVP: Marie at (602) 839-7648


Banner Neuro Wellness
Banner Neuro Wellness offers a “Safe Haven” of friendship, exercise, art, dance, education, and support. It is a state-of-the-art program complementary to current medical treatments and therapies for individuals and families who are affected by Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions.

  • July Events Calendar 

  • Information Session about Brain Bank
    Join Banner Neuro Wellness for an information session to learn about the internationally recognized brain bank at Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, Ariz. The program has been designated the “NINDS National Brain and Tissue Resource for Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders” by the National Institutes of Health.

    Hear from Dr. Holly Shill, Director of the Thomas H. Christopher Center for Parkinson's Research at Banner Sun Health Research Institute about what research is being done in Parkinson’s disease and how you can participate. You can also learn more about the research.
    • When: 9 to 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
    • Where: Banner Neuro Wellness, 207. N. Gilbert Rd. Suite 205, Gilbert
    • Information: (480) 699-0537 


Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 839-2000
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